Who:Parents of Freshman Students
When: October 2 @ 6:30 pm….Come early (6:00) to enjoy some treats and enter to win door prizes!
Where: Willamette Cafeteria
Students need your support. The state standards for graduation are higher than ever which means students need to be focused and successful during their 9th grade year to achieve and graduate on time with their class (2017!). Starting this year, graduating class of 2015, all students must pass the statewide assessments in Reading, Writing, and Math.
Come learn what to expect this first year and how you can support your student’s academic and social needs during their freshman year of high school.
For parents that cannot make the Parent Info Night on Thursday, September 19, we have scheduled a repeat performance. Please read the initial post below for details about the information that will be shared.
What: Parent Information Repeat Session
Who: Willamette Parents (who are unable to attend Thursday, September 19)
When: September 23, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Willamette High School, Room 18
For more information about our instruction and grading practices, see pages 12-15 in the Willamette High School Student Handbook. Class syllabi also have important information related to instruction and grading practices.
What: Parent Informational Night/ Standards-based Instruction and Assessment
Who: All Willamette Parents are encouraged to attend
When: September 19, 2013, 6:00 pm
Where: Willamette High School Auditorium
Changes are taking place at Willamette High School with respect to instruction and assessment. Parents need to know about “Standards-Based Learning and Grading”.
Your understanding of our process will support our students toward their ultimate goal- to be college and career ready upon graduation.
You will leave the one-hour session with a clear understanding of what is expected of our students and why.
We look forward to seeing you there!
- Willamette beat the state average in Writing, 77% to 61%
- Willamette beat the state average in Reading, 89% to 86%
- Willamette equaled the state average in Math, 70% to 70%
- Willamette beat the state average in Science, 68% to 64%
- Willamette is one of the very few high schools to still offer a complete range of Professional Career and Technical Education courses including Digital Design, Culinary Arts, Woods, Metals, Auto Shop, and Child Development
- Willamette offers more than 40 courses which allow students to earn college credit through College Now, International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) and professional technical courses
- Willamette’s College Now students earned 3,120 credits last year, and at Lane Community College’s tuition rate the savings to their families is $258,960
- Willamette students passed 193 tests in 13 subjects last year to earn college credit through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes
- Last year’s graduating class received over $1,000,000 in scholarships
- Willamette’s Class of 2013 included the Eugene Future First Citizen, the City of Eugene’s Human Rights in Action Award winner, state DECA Champions, and the 2013 5A Oregon State Girl’s Basketball Champions
- Willamette is a Premier level Oregon Green School
- Willamette has more than 30 clubs including Debate, Electrathon, Latinos Unidos, Color Guard, Horseshoes, Equestrian, Water Polo, and Chess
OK, the Top-12 facts. Here’s more about Willamette High School:
You asked. We listened.
Parking for juniors will be permitted in the South Lot until construction begins.
To gain parking privileges, students will need to get a parking pass. To get a parking pass, Juniors will need to bring proof of insurance and obtain parent signature. The fee for the parking pass is $5.
Construction will begin Winter 2014. At that time, Juniors will need to relinquish their parking passes.